What's new

  1. Workshop with Social Security Departments on Challenges and Opportunities for Extending Social Security to the Private Sector in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

    On 11 February 2024, the International Labour Organization (ILO), together with the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MoLSA) of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) co-hosted a workshop with representatives of social security offices to discuss legislation, policies and reforms needed to advance the extension of social security coverage to private sector workers in the KRI.

  2. Navigating hardship: Lebanon's agricultural workers in the absence of social protection

    08 February 2024

    No rest in old age. The story of Chawki Boustani, who is still farming at 91.

  3. © ILO 2024

    My work with earthquake survivors in Türkiye gives me purpose

    06 February 2024

    When multiple earthquakes struck Türkiye and Syria on 6 February 2023, Jin Dawod set to work matching survivors with therapists through her platform Peace Therapist. A Syrian refugee living in Türkiye, she knows first-hand how critical psycho-social support is to help people recover from trauma.

  4. After the earthquake: ILO projects contribute to recovery in Syria

    06 February 2024

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is helping communities in the city of Aleppo to rebuild after the earthquake in 2023.

  5. Advancing social protection for migrant workers in the GCC countries: New ambition emerges from discussion at the Global Forum for Migration and Development Summit

    01 February 2024

    Officials, experts and partners participated in ILO-led conversation exploring pathways toward the progressive extension of social protection to migrant workers in the Gulf region.

  6. Japan to support employment-intensive recovery in the earthquake-hit areas in Aleppo, Syria

    01 February 2024

  7. ILO and Jordan’s Vocational Training Corporation agree to recognize the prior experience of 1,000 beneficiaries

    31 January 2024

    The program aims to issue accredited certificates for Jordanian and Syrian informal workers in various economic sectors in Jordan.

  8. Privatizing coverage: Emerging threats to universal healthcare in Lebanon

    30 January 2024

  9. Iraq takes major step forward towards ratifying ILO Convention 190

    26 January 2024

  10. Green Skills for Iraq’s Youth: Italian Funding Paves the Way for Sustainable Entrepreneurship

    25 January 2024